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Laborer

Full Time   ·  St. Marys, KS Apply Now

Position: Laborer

Reports To: Foreman and/or Superintendent

Educational/Experience Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, a qualified applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Qualified applicants will possess at a minimum a GED. Education and/or experience may be substituted as applicable.

General Requirements:

Applicants will possess dependable transportation in order that they may report to work in a timely and consistent manner, be able to verbally communicate in English, understand and follow directions given in spoken English as required, have the necessary tools for the position as indicated on the provided pre-hire list and maintain company tools/equipment as appropriate, follow all company policies and procedures in regards to safety and reporting, present and promote themselves and the company in a professional and competent manner. Applicant will perform a variety of tasks under the supervision of an assigned Tradesman, Foreman or Superintendent in order to achieve profitable and quality oriented projects associated with the concrete industry more specifically defined below. Must be able to pass company drug and alcohol screening.

Expectations and Responsibilities:

1. Has mandatory labor tools and equipment at all times on the jobsite. The pre-hire tool list mentioned above will serve as basic needs for any company field employee and subject to periodic review and modification as such needs change. The needed tools and equipment generally include proper clothing and work boots of the type generally required for construction work; over boots and gloves as appropriate to the work activities undertaken; and small hand-tools generally consisting of the type necessary to assist with layout and construction, i.e., hammers, measuring tapes, speed squares, chalk boxes, etc. Larger hand-tools and specialized equipment, (safety-related and construction-related), will be provided for use, i.e., hardhats, glasses, harnesses and lanyards, shovels, wheel barrows, etc.

2. Must be able to lift minimum of 75 pounds frequently.

3. Must learn and understand lumber material definitions.

4. Must learn concrete accessory and concrete forming accessory hardware definitions and use.

5. Strip concrete forming systems and remove accessory hardware and nails.

6. Shovel soils, sub-base materials and concrete.

7. Remove temporary control and concrete form stakes.

8. Must be able to properly use hand and power tools including but not limited to hammers with heads ranging from 16 ounces to 12 pounds.

9. Properly use and maneuver wheel barrows and other jobsite specific equipment.

10. Properly operate small power equipment including but not limited to compaction rammers, cut-off saws and plate tampers.

11. Must be able to comprehend and implement proper industry and jobsite specific safety rules and regulations.

Pre Hire Tool List

1. Nail Bag

2. Claw Hammer

3. Speed square

4. 25’ tape measure

5. 100’ tape measure

6. Utility knife

7. Chalk box

8. Pry bar

9. Mag float


Why Work at Kolde

We founded Kolde Concrete Construction in 1983 on a “customer first” approach, and believe that the best way to provide our customers with extraordinary service is by building an extraordinary team. Our core values — integrity, trust and hard work — guide every decision we make. Nowhere is this more true than in our approach to hiring and team building.

We hire the best people working in construction today. We’re committed to supporting each person to build a meaningful career. We pay for special trainings and certifications from ACI, ACPA and more to help each member of the team refine their craft. And, we promote learning across teams to push us to excel as a company and to serve our customers with the best work in the business.

Our Equipment

We equip our team with state-of-the-art trucks and tools to produce the most durable, beautiful concrete work in the state. Led by ACI and ACPA Certified technicians, operators and finishers, we power teams with innovative concrete pumping trucks, Robotic Total Stations, Laser Screeds, 3D Profilers, D-Meters and much more. We do more than just place, pour and pump concrete — we provide our people with the most innovative equipment in the business so that we can, together, serve our clients and communities with extraordinary concrete solutions.

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